Education is the fast lane to success in the world’s supply chain #SupplyChain #Logistics
Dr. Mary Holcomb professor University of Tennessee Supply Chain management talks about the future of logistics and how training plays a vital role.
Source: www.iTruck.news by Daniel R. Johnson
Mary C. Holcomb from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN sits down with iTruck Radio’s Jeff Wardeberg this morning and discusses trends in trucking and the supply chain at large. Education is key when considering new technology and trends in the industry. Individual situations change and the programs at U.T. can be the bridge that allows someone to continue working or advancing in the world of logistics.
Listen today 9-11 a.m.(e.d.t.) the program repeats this afternoon at 4-6 p.m.(e.d.t.) and again Saturday morning at 12-1:00 a.m.(e.d.t.) the program repeats at 4-6 p.m.(e.d.t.) on Saturday afternoon. You can listen at www.iTruck.news or download the FREE iTruck Radio APP on iTunes or Google Play.
Mary Collins Holcomb is Professor and Gerald T. Niedert Supply Chain Fellow at The University of Tennessee. Prior to academia, her professional career involved some eighteen years at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in transportation research and policy issues for the U.S. Departments of Energy, Transportation, and Defense. Dr. Holcomb’s background also consists of industry experience with the former Burlington Northern Railroad, General Motors, and Milliken & Company. She has performed consulting and executive education services for numerous companies including Lowe’s, Phillips Consumer Electronics, Sony CVS, Brunswick Boat Group, Ernst & Young, and Capgemini U.S. LLC.
Dr. Holcomb’s research has appeared in the Journal of Business Logistics, Transportation Journal, the International Journal of Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, Supply Chain Forum: an International Journal and Supply Chain Management Review. She is the co-editor for the Transportation Journal and serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Business Logistics and Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal.
Dr. Holcomb is a principal researcher in a longstanding annual study in the discipline titled – Logistics and Transportation Trends and Issues. The study, which examines macro- and micro-level practices and developments in the industry, has been conducted over 24 years.
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